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Oct 8, 2012 11:00am EDT
trading lower. after a weak forecast on the asian economy. we've got the dow down about 43 points. the world bank is how the wioutw forecast that says asia's economies won't grow as much as expected this year. and could worse be and last longer than expected. the world bank forecasts a 7.7% gdp for china this year. exports to asia have been one of the few bright spots for the sluggish u.s. economy. stock in united health group has been up nearly a dollar. on news the health insurer plans to spend about $4 billion on a major brazilian health services provider. walmart and american express are teaming up to provide shop earps with a reloadable prepaid card. it's an alternative to debit and checking accounts with no minimum balance. it allows for deposits by smart phone and mobile bill pay. bluebird will be available next week at more than 4,000 walmart stores nationwide. tomorrow's the start of earnings season. american companies are expected to report a profit decline for the quarter that just ended. a closely watched survey of companies on the standard & poor's index says it could
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am EDT
gone negative after a gloomy forecast about the european economy. the dough is down 95 points. the s&p is down 11. the international monetary fund says the global economy is weakening in a report released overnight, they lowered from 3.5% to 3.3% this year and lowering the target for 2013. this is after the world bank cut their growth estimate for china, the second largest economy. 50,000 demonstrators took to the streets. greece covered much of the ground needed for recovery. she stressed the greek government neats to push through more cost cutting reforms. >>> general motors is hiring more workers. they want to develop their own software and gadgets for their cars instead of buying them from outside sources. the first two in texas and you guessed it, michigan. stocks on the move. edwards life science is dropping 18% after reporting sales of hard valves weaker than expected. yum brands which owns pizza hut, taco bell and kfc is returning to rapid growth i. was enough to send the stock up to just under $68 per share. barbara, back to you. >> thank you, hampton. >>> beauty products an
Oct 12, 2012 11:00am EDT
in the race. joe biden and paul ryan sparred over the economy, foreign affairs and abortion. they interrupted each other. they criticized each other after an attack in libya before they knew the facts. ryan said the attacks show the u.s. is projecting weakness. they took jabs at each other over job creation. >> i have had it up to here with the notion that 47%. it's about time they take responsibility here. >> did the come in and inherit that situation, absolutely. but we are going in the wrong direction. look where we are. the economy is barely limping along. it's growing at 1.3%. ift's slower than last year and last year is slower than the year before. >> this is the only debate for the vice presidents. >>> promoting peace, democracy and human rights over six decades helped win this year's nobel peace prize. >> the committee decided the nobel peace price of 2012 is to be awarded to the european union. >> the chair of the nobel committee says the european union helped transform europe into a continent of peace. the war comes as the eu was confronting the biggest kris sis since the 1950s. the
Oct 10, 2012 11:00am EDT
an election without winning ohio. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. >> the producers of "sesame street" are not happy with this. the workshop wants president obama to stop running it now. the ad mocks romney in last week's debate when he vowed to end public funding for broadcasting. they are a nonpartisan, nonprofit and don't get involved in politics. they are reviewing the concerns. >>> people are gathering outside the supreme court for a rally. the nine justices are hearing the case. fisher says she was denied admission to the university of texas in 2008 because she is white. they said she fell outside the top 10% of her class. a decision is not expected until next year. >>> history in outer space. the first mission space x dragon docked with the international space station earlier this morning. the ship is carries 1,000 pounds of supplies for the astronauts on the space station. this is the first of a dozen trips the space x dragon will make. it will return to earth in october with scientific equipment and other gear. >>> veronica johnson joins us
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